Who we are:
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is committed to its mission “To ensure a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all.” Our agency embraces the insightful use of our natural resources to assure the continued safety, happiness and prosperity of Ohio’s people.
ODNR owns and manages state parks, state forests, state nature preserves and wildlife areas. We license all hunting, fishing and watercraft; oversee and permit all mineral extraction, monitor dam safety, manage water resources and serve as the second largest Law Enforcement presence in the State of Ohio.
We are accepting applications for a Natural Resources Administrator 2 within the Office of Real Estate & Land Management (REALM), headquartered at Fountain Square, assigned to Franklin county. The address is 2045 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229. To learn more about the Office of REALM please visit http://realestate.ohiodnr.gov
What you will do…
Plan, develop, and manage real estate functions in the Division of Real Estate and Land Management (REALM) for departmental natural resources real estate programs.
Successfully manage and complete real estate transactions in accordance with the REALM's Real Estate Policy (e.g. land sales and acquisitions, donations, leases, licenses, easements, transfers, exchanges, rights of entry, articles of dedication, memorandums of understanding, Director’s journal entries, deeds).
Assist land holding divisions with natural resources property management and real estate needs, including the Canal Land Program. Manage REALM real estate databases related to departmental facilities and land holdings.
Coordinate contract services for appraisals, appraisal reviews, and title services. Coordinate and negotiate the terms and conditions of real estate transactions with land holding divisions, property owners, governmental entities, natural resources conservancy groups and utility companies.
Locate, analyze, and evaluate property boundaries, title, ownership records, and land use restrictions.
Serve as a liaison with other divisions and state, local, and federal agencies. Represent the Department at public, governmental, and external functions related to departmental real estate interests.
What’s in it for you:
At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:
Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the available Ohio Med plans.
Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
Dental, vision, and basic life insurance premiums are free after completed eligibility period. Length of eligibility period is dependent on union representation.
Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance
Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave
11 paid holidays per year
Employee Development Funds
The State of Ohio offers a variety of educational and professional development funding that varies based on whether you are a union-exempt employee or a union-represented employee.
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.
The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information.
Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.
54 months of training or 54 months of experience in the natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description AND valid driver’s license.
-OR completion of an undergraduate major core program AND 30 months of experience in the natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description AND valid driver’s license.
-OR completion of a graduate major core program AND 18 months of experience in the natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description AND valid driver’s license.
-OR 6 months of experience as a Natural Resources Administrator 1, 22911, in assigned area AND valid driver’s license.
-OR equivalent of minimum class qualifications for employment noted above. NOTE: If assigned to work as Law Enforcement Officer, must also hold Ohio Peace Officers Training Council certificate. For positions assigned to perform law enforcement duties, applicants must successfully pass background check by appointing authority that includes polygraph, psychological & medical examination. Applicant must demonstrate physical fitness as outlined in department directive. Final applicant accepted for position will be required to submit to urinalysis to test for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicant with positive test result will not be offered employment per Section 123:1-76-09 Ohio Administrative Code.
Job Skills: Natural Resources
Knowledge of supervisory principles/techniques; employee training & development; state & federal laws, rules & guidelines pertaining to assigned area; natural resources of assigned area (e.g., fisheries, forestry, wildlife, aquatic biology, botany, geology, ecology, zoology). Ability to write instructions & specifications concerning proper uses of machinery; resolve complaints from angry citizens & government officials; define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions; use research methods in gathering data.
(*)Developed after employment.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs, and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws. To request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability please contact Mohammad Yakubu, EEO Regional/Program Administrator at 614-265-6992 or email@example.com. Effective July 1, 2015 applicants must apply online for positions at all state agencies except the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD). STATUS OF POSTED POSITIONS: Applicants can view the status of this position by logging into their user profile on the Ohio Hiring Management System [OHMS] Home page at the following link careers.ohio.gov, and selecting "My Profile".
Selection devices, proficiency testing and/or assessments may be used to determine if an applicant meets and is proficient in the minimum qualifications for this position. Applicants may attach the following document types: Microsoft Word (.doc and .docx), PDF (.pdf), Plain Text (.txt), Rich Text (.rtf). Please do not upload attachments that have an anomaly or are password protected.
Background Check Information
The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.
VERIFIABLE INFORMATION: Applicants must clearly identify how qualifications are met within the education and/or experience sections of the applications. All answers to the supplemental questions must be supported by the work experience/education provided on your civil service application. Attachments will be considered as part of the application packet in addition to the fully completed civil service application, not in place of. Applicants may be required to submit transcripts or licensure(s) to support their application.